These formal gardens surround the most famous "summer house" in Sweden. The present king, Carl Gustaf, inherited the mansion from his great-grandfather, Gustaf V, who died in 1950. (We've been told that the man in dirty coveralls who you might mistake for a gardener could be the king himself.) Although you can't go into Solliden Palace itself, you can stroll through the royal family's gardens, which were originally conceived by Sweden's Queen Victoria (not that other monarch in London). The grounds are exceptionally beautiful, especially in late June and July when they're in full bloom. Exhibitions about Swedish royalty are housed in a new pavilion, which also contains a gift shop. On-site is a creperie selling ice cream, crepes, and drinks.